For the second time in three days, Democrats put up an epic, all-night fight against proposed abortion restrictions in Texas. This time, they lost. Republicans railroaded the legislation through the House of Representatives on a 97-33 vote right around 3 o'clock this morning after Democratic lawma ... More >>
Texas' booze landscape is famously arcane, part holdover from Prohibition-era teetotaling, part jigsaw puzzle carved out by liquor interests and the municipalities that profit from them. Frustrating, too, when you find yourself on the dry side of a county line or try to buy a beer a six pack at 11:5 ... More >>
Hodge landed herself quite a deal.The indictment against Terri Hodge has always looked much more damning than the evidence facing the rest of the gang involved in the City Hall corruption case, and it turns out that, well, it's all true. Hodge admitted as much in her factual résumé, which s ... More >>
Will Texas pony up bucks to lead in stem cell research? Pro-lifers hope not.
Thousands of Texans say they can do a better job teaching their children at home. But some local truant officers claim parents are using a massive loophole in Texas law to skip school altogether.